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ELKO – An Elko man pleaded no contest to one count of unlawful contact with a child under 16 years old stemming from an incident in October.

Jonathan Paul Diaz, 30, gave his plea in Elko District Court Department II to Judge Al Kacin for the charge, which is a gross misdemeanor, and was sentenced in Elko to 250 days in jail with credit for 145 days served.

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Diaz was arrested Oct. 15, 2016 on a charge of lewdness with a child under 14 after police were called to a Northside Drive residence by the victim’s mother, who heard her daughter scream and found Diaz by the girl’s bed, according to Free Press files.

The juvenile told her mother that Diaz had touched her inappropriately.

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